Linux-Watch: Novell and the Brave New Open Source World
Nov 21, 2006, 17:30 (20 Talkback[s])
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"For some people, when Novell recently made a deal with
Microsoft, they might as well have sold their soul to the devil. At
the same time, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been mouthing off
about how Microsoft signed the pact because Linux 'uses our
intellectual property' and Microsoft wanted to "get the appropriate
economic return for our shareholders from our innovation."
"Novell Inc., with its corporate headquarters in Massachusetts,
not hell, was not amused..."